Sony Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.97 (+1.79 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $111.79
50-Day Range
MA: $106.62
52-Week Range
Now: $111.79
Volume823,435 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$136.40 billion
P/E Ratio16.02
Dividend Yield0.39%
Sony Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company distributes software titles and add-on content through digital networks by Sony Interactive Entertainment; network services related to game, video, and music content; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products. In addition, the company offers live-action and animated motion pictures, as well as scripted and unscripted series, daytime serials, game shows, animated series, television movies, and miniseries and other television programs; operates a visual effects and animation unit; manages a studio facility; and operates television and digital networks. Further, it researches, develops, designs, produces, markets, distributes, sells, and services video and sound products; interchangeable lens, compact digital, and consumer and professional video cameras; display products, such as projectors and medical equipment; mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; and metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, large-scale integration systems, and other semiconductors. Additionally, it offers Internet broadband network services; creates and distributes content for various electronics product platforms, such as PCs and mobile phones; and provides life and non-life insurance, banking, and other services, as well as batteries, recording media, and storage media products. It has collaboration with The UNOPS. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
Year Founded1946



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$75.99 billion
Cash Flow$8.10 per share
Book Value$36.11 per share


Net Income$5.36 billion


Outstanding Shares1,220,160,000
Market Cap$136.40 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Confirmed)


Short Interest in Sony Co. (NYSE:SNE) Drops By 25.6%
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Paul Simon sells his song catalog to Sony Music
March 31, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

150th out of 571 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

6th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.97 (+1.79 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Sony (NYSE:SNE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sony a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sony in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Sony stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Sony?

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Are investors shorting Sony?

Sony saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,120,000 shares, a decrease of 25.6% from the February 28th total of 2,850,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,050,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 0.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Sony's next earnings date?

Sony is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Sony's earnings call?

Sony will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Sony's earnings last quarter?

Sony Co. (NYSE:SNE) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The company reported $2.64 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $1.84. The company earned $25.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.49 billion. Sony had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.06% and a net margin of 11.34%.
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How has Sony's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sony's stock was trading at $57.79 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SNE stock has increased by 93.4% and is now trading at $111.79.
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Is Sony a good dividend stock?

Sony pays an annual dividend of $0.41 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.39%. Sony does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Sony is 9.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Sony will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.44% next year. This indicates that Sony will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Sony issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sony issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $85.437-85.437 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $83.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SNE?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Sony's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Sony's stock price to reach $100.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.5%.
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Who are Sony's key executives?

Sony's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida, Chairman, CEO, Pres & Representative Corp. Exec. Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Hiroki Totoki, Exec. Deputy Pres, CFO, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & Director (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Toru Katsumoto, Exec. Deputy Pres & CTO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Shiro Kambe, Sr. EVP & Corp. Exec. Officer (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kazushi Ambe, Sr. EVP & Corp. Exec. Officer (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Yasuhiro Ueda, Head of Technology Policy and Relations
  • J. Justin Hill, Sr. VP of Fin. & Investor Relations and Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Natsuko Takei, Sr. Gen. Mang. of Legal & Compliance Department
  • Mr. Shoji Nemoto, Head of Disc Manufacturing Bus. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Kazuo Hirai, Sr. Adviser (Age 61) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Michael Fasulo's approval rating as Sony's CEO?

106 employees have rated Sony CEO Michael Fasulo on Glassdoor.com. Michael Fasulo has an approval rating of 98% among Sony's employees. This puts Michael Fasulo in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Sony's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sony own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sony investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), PayPal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), The Walt Disney (DIS) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is Sony's stock symbol?

Sony trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

Who are Sony's major shareholders?

Sony's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC (0.01%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are buying Sony stock?

SNE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, and Confluence Investment Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Sony?

Shares of SNE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Sony's stock price today?

One share of SNE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.79.

How much money does Sony make?

Sony has a market capitalization of $136.40 billion and generates $75.99 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $5.36 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sony have?

Sony employs 111,700 workers across the globe.

Does Sony have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Sony: Aiwa, Altair Semiconductor Altair Semiconductor, CPT Holdings Inc., Cogitai, Convergent Media Systems Corporation, Gaikai, LittleBigPlanet, MGM, Micronics, Midokura, Music Center Inc, OnLive, Optical Archive, Pixim, SN Systems, Sigil Games Online, Softkinetic Softkinetic, Sony (China) Limited, Sony Americas Holding Inc., Sony Assurance Inc., Sony Bank Inc., Sony Corporation of America, Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Sony Electronics (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Sony Electronics Inc., Sony Entertainment Inc., Sony Europe Limited, Sony Financial Holdings Inc., Sony Global Manufacturing & Operations Corporation, Sony Global Treasury Services Plc, Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc., Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd., Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc., Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, Sony Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Sony Marketing Inc., Sony Mobile Communications, Sony Mobile Communications Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., Sony Network Communications Inc., Sony Overseas Holding B.V., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, Sony Storage Media Solutions Corporation, Sony Video & Sound Products Inc., Sony Visual Products Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, The Orchard, Toshiba - Image Sensor Business, iCyt Mission Technology, and truTV.

When was Sony founded?

Sony was founded in 1946.

What is Sony's official website?

The official website for Sony is www.sony.net.

Where are Sony's headquarters?

Sony is headquartered at 1-7-1 KONAN MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075.

How can I contact Sony?

Sony's mailing address is 1-7-1 KONAN MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6748-2111 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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